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R.Rocca
03-22-2017, 05:43 PM
I don't usually post about animals, but this shows the rapid change that genes play in natural selection...

How the Tasmanian devil has responded to infectious cancers
http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20170321-how-the-tasmanian-devil-has-responded-to-infectious-cancers

Tasmanian devil populations have been decimated by a contagious cancer for decades, but they are finally showing signs of fighting back